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Vanderbilt Oral Surgery Clinic
Suite 3501-A, TVC
1301 Medical Center Drive,
Nashville, TN 37232-5790
Clinic Phone: 615-322-2377

Administrative Office
Suite 332, MAB
1211 21st Avenue South,
Nashville, TN 37212
Office Phone: 615-343-9404

Nursing/Clinical Staff

Lisa Buttrum

Lisa Buttrum, Dental Assistant
Lisa has been a Nashville resident for 12 years. She has been a dental assistant for 4 years.  Lisa enjoys anything involving a challenge, including but not limited to rock climbing, kayaking and white water rafting.

Angela Costa

Angie Costa, Registered Nurse 2

Renea Jones

Renea Jones, Registered Charge Nurse

Heather Wade

Heather Wade, Dental Assistant
Heather has been a registered dental assistant since 2008. She attended Volunteer State Community College. She enjoys the dental profession and patient care. 


Support Staff

Debbie TrewynDebbie Trewyn, Senior Executive Secretary
A 30-year employee of Vanderbilt, Debbie joined the department in 2008. Prior to that, she worked for many years in the Provost's office. In her spare time, Debbie loves to travel with husband, Bob, and their 100-pound "puppy," Samson.


Teresa FortTeresa A. Fort, Patient Service Representative
With 20 years experience in the medical field, Teresa has been a PSR in the Oral Surgery Dept. for the past 3 years. Teresa’s extracurricular activities include Grand Worthy Matron, Eastern Stars, Queen Esther #1Samson.


Zilphia HowardZilphia Howard, Patient Service Representative
Zilphia has 19 years of experience in the healthcare field. She has served as a PSR with OMS for the past 4 years.

Leigh Ann HardyLeigh Ann Hardy, Registration/Referral Specialist

Leigh Ann has been a Registered Dental Assistant since 2007 and joined the Oral Surgery department in 2010. In her spare time, Leigh Ann likes to travel and spend time at the lake, and is an avid Vanderbilt football fan.



Vera PentchevaVera Pentcheva, Referral Specialist
Vera is originally from Bulgaria. She has worked at Vanderbilt for 9 years. She lives with her husband, two children, and lots of pets. Vera loves to bike to work and she swims during her lunch break.